EPA software helps reduce water pollution as part of president’s Climate Action Plan

August 6, 2013 | EPA

National stormwater calculator helps manage stormwater runoffWASHINGTON – As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released July 24 the National Stormwater Calculator, an innovative addition to the administration’s virtual climate resilience toolkit. EPA’s…

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EPA survey shows $384 billion needed for drinking water infrastructure by 2030

June 4, 2013 | EPA

WASHINGTON (EPA) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released June 4 results of a survey showing that $384 billion in improvements is needed for the nation’s drinking water infrastructure through 2030 for systems to continue providing safe drinking water…

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New public service media project: Water Blues Green Solutions

June 4, 2013 | Development, Environment, EPA, Report, Stormwater

Water is a limited resource, essential for life. Just as we recognize the value of water, so must we recognize the value of natural systems to store, clean, and maintain clean and fresh water.Americans often underestimate - or simply ignore…

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The Guardian (UK): Global majority faces water shortages ‘within two generations’

June 3, 2013 | EPA, Report

An article in London's The Guardian reports on a warning by hundreds of scientists last week that a majority of the world's population, including in developed countries like the United States, is reaching a tipping point where easy access to…

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EPA releases report on emerging technologies for wastewater treatment and in-plant wet-weather management

May 9, 2013 | Assessment, EPA, Infrastructure, Water

EPA has released a report on emerging technologies for wastewater treatment and in-plant wet weather management to assist municipal wastewater utility owners and operators, local governments, engineers, and planners find information on new wastewater treatment and in-plant wet-weather management technologies. …

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Huffington Post blog: The Water Challenge: A Suddenly Sexy Cause

April 24, 2013 | Compliance, EPA, Regulations

An April 3 post on the Huffington Post's Green blog described the Second National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation taking place all this month. The post describes the growing popularity of this competition and how the race to conserve water…

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Huffington Post blog: The Water Challenge: A Suddenly Sexy Cause

April 24, 2013 | Emergency, EPA, Preparedness, Water, Webinar

An April 3 post on the Huffington Post's Green blog described the Second National Mayor's Challenge for Water Conservation taking place all this month. The post describes the growing popularity of this competition and how the race to conserve water…

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EPA webcast on using social indicators in watershed-management projects

April 24, 2013 | EPA, Management, Report, Treatment, Wastewater

Join EPA for a webcast on May 1, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern time on using social indicators in watershed-management projects.Working with landowners and managers to find effective and practical solutions to water-quality problems is crucial to…

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EPA webinar on Revised Total Coliform Rule April 10

April 5, 2013 | Clean Water Act, Discharge, EPA

Join EPA for a Webinar on April 10.Space is limited.  Please consider coordinating with others in your organization or location to share a space/registration.Reserve your webinar seat nowThe final RTCR, which applies to all public water systems, offers an opportunity…

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EPA releases report on Green Infrastructure Operation and Maintenance Practices

April 5, 2013 | Discharge, EPA

EPA is releasing a report that examines the operation and maintenance practices of several green infrastructure projects funded by the Clean Water State Revolving Fund under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and identifies trends and common elements shared by…

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